Armed forces and veterans community

  1. Veterans’ partnership steps up

    Support for former services personnel on medical appointments. 

  2. Support for veteran medal replacements

    Scheme launched as Veterans Secretary visits Falkland Islands for Remembrance.

  3. Support for the Veterans and Armed Forces Community 2022

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  4. Scottish Veterans Fund opens

    £500,000 to help former Armed Forces personnel.

  5. Apply to the Scottish Veterans Fund

    Guidance and an application form for the 2023 to 2024 fund.

  6. Extra support for veterans as new Commissioner announced

    25 projects benefit from increased funding.

  7. Welcome to Scotland – a guide for Service personnel and their families in Scotland (updated 2022)

    Provides practical information to service personnel and their families on topics such as housing, education, healthcare and employment.

  8. Call for veterans to complete census

    Question on Armed Forces service included for first time.

  9. Scottish defence commitments sought

    ‘More dialogue’ needed urges Minister.

  10. Over £2 million for Armed Forces veterans

    Funding will support vital mental health charities.

  11. Veterans and Armed Forces community: Scottish Government support 2021

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  12. Scottish Veterans Fund opens

    £500,000 to help former Armed Forces personnel.

  13. £1 million for Armed Forces charities

    Opening of fund to help vital sector recover from pandemic.

  14. £1 million for Armed Forces charities

    Extra money to support vital sector through pandemic.

  15. Supporting military families into work

    Businesses urged to employ partners of serving personnel.

  16. Mental health support for veterans

    More funding for services.

  17. Remembrance Sunday

    First Minister to lay wreath at national service in Edinburgh.

  18. Scottish Veterans Fund opens

    Projects that recognise impact of COVID-19 welcomed.

  19. VJ Day 75th Anniversary

    Public commemorations to be held online.

  20. VE Day 75th anniversary

    Public commemorations to be held online

  21. New funding for veterans

    Scottish Government steps in to help vital charities.

  22. VE Day 75th Anniversary

    Events to commemorate end of World War II in Europe.

  23. More support for veterans

    Improvements in key services targeted.

  24. Support for veterans: strategy

    How we will take forward the Strategy for our Veterans and achieve the best possible outcomes for our veterans and their families now and in the future.

  25. Influential historian celebrated

    Professor’s influence marked in Perthshire event.

  26. Minister visits veterans charity in Aberdeen

    The Gurkha Centre praised for work with community.

  27. Scottish Veterans Commissioner

    New appointment to represent veterans community.

  28. Scottish Veterans Fund awards

    Funding shared between 19 projects.

  29. Social care for veterans

    £5 million to ensure veterans get full war pensions.

  30. Supporting veterans into work

    Veterans Minister launches employability toolkit.

  31. Scottish Veterans Commissioner Reappointed

    Veterans Minister Keith Brown, today announced the reappointment of Eric Fraser as Scottish Veterans Commissioner for a further year until August 2018.

  32. Scottish Veterans Fund

    Fund now open for applications.

  33. Supporting veterans into employment

    Veterans Minister attends employers summit.

  34. Scottish Veterans Fund

    £600,000 boost for veterans projects.

  35. 100 years on

    Scotland remembers the First World War’s bloodiest battle.

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